Imports to Colombia declined 2.5 percent year-on-year to USD 4.08 billion in December 2019, after a 6.3 percent rise in the previous month, due to lower purchases of fuels & mining products (-23.6 percent), namely petroleum products & related (-30 percent); agricultural products, food & beverages (-3.5 percent), in particular raw inedible materials (-29.3 percent); and other sectors (-4.6 percent). On the other hand, purchases of manufactured goods rose 0.7 percent, of which machinery & transport equipment (3.6 percent). Main import partners were: the US (23.6 percent of total imports), China (23.2 percent), Mexico (7.4 percent), Brazil (6.9 percent) and Germany (3.6 percent). Considering 2019 as a whole, imports went down 2.9 percent to USD 52.7 billion compared to 2018.

Imports in Colombia averaged 1.87 USD Billion from 1980 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 6.08 USD Billion in July of 2014 and a record low of 0.28 USD Billion in February of 1986. This page provides the latest reported value for - Colombia Imports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. source: Dane, Colombia

Imports in Colombia is expected to be 3.90 USD Billion by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Imports in Colombia to stand at 3.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Colombia Imports is projected to trend around 4.50 USD Billion in 2021, according to our econometric models.


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Colombia Imports

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.08 4.76 6.08 0.28 1980 - 2019 USD Billion Monthly


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-11-14 03:00 PM Sep 3.8% 7.3% 6%
2019-12-18 03:00 PM Oct -16.1% 3.8% -4%
2020-01-21 03:00 PM Nov 6.3% -16.1% 2.8%
2020-02-17 03:00 PM Dec -2.5% 6.3% 4%


News Stream
Colombia Imports Fall 2.5% in December
Imports to Colombia declined 2.5 percent year-on-year to USD 4.08 billion in December 2019, after a 6.3 percent rise in the previous month, due to lower purchases of fuels & mining products (-23.6 percent), namely petroleum products & related (-30 percent); agricultural products, food & beverages (-3.5 percent), in particular raw inedible materials (-29.3 percent); and other sectors (-4.6 percent). On the other hand, purchases of manufactured goods rose 0.7 percent, of which machinery & transport equipment (3.6 percent). Main import partners were: the US (23.6 percent of total imports), China (23.2 percent), Mexico (7.4 percent), Brazil (6.9 percent) and Germany (3.6 percent). Considering 2019 as a whole, imports went down 2.9 percent to USD 52.7 billion compared to 2018.
2020-02-17
Colombia Imports Rise 6.3% YoY in November
Imports to Colombia rose 6.3 percent year-on-year to USD 4.76 billion in November 2019, rebounding from a 16.1 percent fall in the previous month, boosted by higher purchases of manufactured goods (1.2 percent), in particular machinery & transport equipment (10.4 percent); agricultural products, food & beverages (2 percent), mainly food & live animals (11.4 percent); and fuels & mining products (61.9 percent), of which petroleum products & related (93.8 percent). The most important import partners were: the US (27.3 percent of total imports), China (20.3 percent), Mexico (6.9 percent), Brazil (5.9 percent) and Germany (5.5 percent).
2020-01-21
Colombia Imports Fall 16.1% YoY in October
Imports to Colombia fell 16.1 percent year-on-year to USD 4.33 billion in October 2019, after a 3.8 percent gain in September, mostly due to lower purchases of manufactured goods (-15.3 percent), in particular machinery & transport equipment (-24.1 percent); agricultural products, food & beverages (-2.2 percent), namely food & live animals (-5.6 percent); and fuels & mining products (-43.2 percent), of which petroleum products & related (-45.3 percent). Meanwhile, other sectors imports rose 29.4 percent. Main important import partners were China (22.8 percent of total imports), the US (22.1 percent), Mexico (8.5 percent), Brazil (6.1 percent) and Germany (4.2 percent).
2019-12-18
Colombia Imports Rise 3.8% YoY in September
Imports to Colombia rose 3.8 percent year-on-year to USD 4.20 billion in September 2019, after a 7.3 percent increase in the previous month, boosted by higher purchases of agricultural products, food & beverages (13.6 percent), namely food & live animals (25.4 percent); fuels & mining products (24.7 percent), in particular petroleum products & related (21.8 percent); and other sectors (76.7 percent). On the other hand, purchases of manufactured goods were unchanged, of which machinery & transport equipment (-4.9 percent). The most important import partners were the US (23 percent of total imports), China (20.9 percent), Mexico (8.5 percent), Brazil (6.3 percent) and Germany (3.9 percent).
2019-11-14

Colombia Imports
Colombia main imports are: machinery and transport equipment (39 percent of total imports); manufactured products (22 percent); chemicals and related products (17 percent); fuel, mineral lubricants and related products (10 percent) and food and livestock (8 percent). Main import partners are: United States (24 percent of total imports), China (16 percent), Mexico (11 percent) and Brazil (5 percent). Others include: Germany, Argentina, Japan, France, South Korea and Canada.


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